Lauren O'Connor

Lauren O'Connor
Lauren O’Connor, MS, RDN, RYT is a Los Angeles based registered dietitian, yoga teacher and founder of Nutri Savvy Health. She authors her own blog, is a health writer, menu developer and nutritional consultant with articles and recipes in numerous publications including Food & Nutrition magazine, Shape, Redbook, Livestrong, AZCentral and DietsinReview.

Lauren O’Connor Reviews The Book “Finally Full, Finally Slim”

Let’s face it; the science of anything can be boring, complicated and hard to digest - nutritional studies be not the exception. Just what it will take for you to lose weight and keep...

Homemade Berry Cheesecake | A Perfect Valentine Treat

Valentines Day is one of my favorite holidays. Not just because I’m a self-proclaimed sweet-tooth. I love any excuse to bake. Finding ways to prepare something sweet, but perhaps not-so-guilty, is my game. Why?...

Delicata and Slaw | A Mash-Up Made in Heaven

What I love about Delicata Squash is that you can actually eat the peel. When roasted with just a bit of olive oil and your favorite seasoning, the inside comes out moist and satisfying,...

Refreshing Cucumber Melon Salad for Summer

Summer nights are meant for al fresco meals. This cucumber melon salad can offer a refreshing, satisfying end to your day. With crisp, cool cucumber, summer sweet cantaloupe, mozzarella and a sprinkling of pesto,...

Zucchini Ricotta Lemon Frittata

Spring is often described as a time for new beginnings. Think flowers blossoming, fresh and colorful, birds chirping, and endless fields of green. And with the Spring comes both Easter and Passover - both...

Something Sweet for Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re craving something indulgent, an energizing treat or just something a little sweet, this basic Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oat cookie can be just what you need. Simply choose your option to make...

Rosemary-Infused Golden, Crisp Latkes

It's a simple recipe we enjoy every year at Hanukah! But that doesn't mean it always has to be the same. The basis is potato and egg and can simply be seasoned with salt...

Prevent the Holiday Diet Trap (and enjoy your food instead)

Dieters beware! The dreaded holiday season is here and your pants are still a bit snug. Do you avoid the parties, put your blinders on while walking through the grocery isles, and hope that...

Have You Joined The Grain Conversation?

Did you know that California was a leading grain producer from 1860 to the late-1800’s? By 1890 it was the top wheat producer in the nation! California’s climate is ideal for grains (especially heirloom varieties),...

Latest Food Trends – Lauren’s Top 5 FNCE Finds

If you’ve never heard of FNCE, it’s the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo with over 300 vendors exhibiting the latest in food, nutrition and technology. This year’s EXPO in Chicago featured nearly...

Delicious Low Carb Pumpkin Pie

When it comes to the holidays, dessert takes center stage. Denying yourself isn’t much fun, and yet diving right in can become a lesson of gluttony.  And while you can enjoy a few bites...

Healthy Holiday Treats Your Kids Will Eat!

With Halloween this month and Thanksgiving around the corner, we will be plunged into a world of holiday cheer. Eyes sparkle at a bounty of sugar-laden treats. But we all know the less than...

Why I Let Them Play With Their Food

It’s Kids Eat Right month and as a registered dietitian and mommy of grade-schoolers, I’m delighted to share my tips for raising healthy eaters. I can’t believe how much my girls have grown. From helpless,...

Introducing Dietitian & Health Expert Lauren O’Connor

Lauren O’Connor is an LA-based Registered Dietitian and mother of twin girls. She likes to keep things simple, tasty, fun and approachable because health and fitness need not be a chore. We look forward joining...

Healthy Snacking! High Protein Energy Bites You Can Make in a Jiffy

Dietitians agree that ‘healthy and homemade’ need not be laborious. And healthy can certainly taste like a treat! Check out these dietitian-approved Energy Bites and see how tasty and convenient homemade snacks can be. Let’s...
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